The table below looks at the statistics for MCPD in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCPD over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD)
Rank 821 793 769
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -24
Permanent jobs citing MCPD 44 70 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.042% 0.070% 0.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.15% 0.26% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 38 51 103
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% +13.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,200 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,750 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+4.29% +11.64%
MCPD
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Qualifications Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
28566 27086 30468
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.58% 26.93% 28.32%
Number of salaries quoted 22991 21625 25793
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCPD
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCPD across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCPD Jobs Demand Trend in England

MCPD
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCPD across the England region.

MCPD Salary Trend in England

MCPD
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCPD across the England region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

MCPD Salary Histogram in England

MCPD
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCPD within the England region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -5 13 £52,500 -4.54%
South West -13 11 £100,000 +207.69% 1
North West -18 7 £37,500 -11.76%
North East - 6 £32,500 -
South East -19 3 £45,000 +32.35%
West Midlands -16 2 £45,000 +28.57%
East of England -19 2 £55,000 +15.78% 1
MCPD
UK

MCPD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing MCPD also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCPD.

1 85 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 69 (81.18%) C#
3 66 (77.65%) Microsoft
4 63 (74.12%) .NET
5 54 (63.53%) SQL Server
6 52 (61.18%) ASP.NET
7 51 (60.00%) SQL
8 46 (54.12%) MVC
9 45 (52.94%) MS Excel
10 43 (50.59%) Agile Software Development
11 42 (49.41%) JavaScript
12 41 (48.24%) HTML
12 41 (48.24%) CSS
12 41 (48.24%) MCSD
13 33 (38.82%) .NET Framework
13 33 (38.82%) ASP.NET MVC
14 31 (36.47%) jQuery
15 29 (34.12%) SharePoint
16 28 (32.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 26 (30.59%) MCTS
18 24 (28.24%) CSS3
19 23 (27.06%) Windows
20 22 (25.88%) Finance
20 22 (25.88%) Team Foundation Server
21 21 (24.71%) MCP
21 21 (24.71%) Degree
21 21 (24.71%) SharePoint 2013
22 19 (22.35%) T-SQL
23 18 (21.18%) HTML5
23 18 (21.18%) SharePoint 2010

MCPD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing MCPD also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCPD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 29 (34.12%) SharePoint
2 21 (24.71%) SharePoint 2013
3 18 (21.18%) SharePoint 2010
4 9 (10.59%) IIS
5 5 (5.88%) MS Exchange
6 4 (4.71%) SharePoint Server
6 4 (4.71%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (4.71%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (2.35%) SAS
8 1 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.18%) Apache
Applications
1 45 (52.94%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.88%) MS Office
3 1 (1.18%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (14.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (7.06%) Office 365
3 3 (3.53%) SaaS
4 1 (1.18%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.88%) DNS
2 4 (4.71%) SAN
2 4 (4.71%) FTP
3 2 (2.35%) Internet
3 2 (2.35%) Extranet
3 2 (2.35%) VPN
4 1 (1.18%) Firewall
4 1 (1.18%) Wireless
4 1 (1.18%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.18%) LAN
4 1 (1.18%) WAN
4 1 (1.18%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (63.53%) SQL Server
2 14 (16.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (12.94%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (10.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (8.24%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (8.24%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.35%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.18%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.18%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 22 (25.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (17.65%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.35%) NUnit
4 1 (1.18%) Subversion
4 1 (1.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (1.18%) MSTest
General
1 22 (25.88%) Finance
2 10 (11.76%) Marketing
3 6 (7.06%) Automotive
3 6 (7.06%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.53%) Advertising
4 3 (3.53%) Legal
4 3 (3.53%) Billing
5 1 (1.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 64 (75.29%) Developer
2 24 (28.24%) .NET Developer
3 14 (16.47%) Software Developer
4 13 (15.29%) Applications Developer
5 12 (14.12%) ASP.NET Developer
6 8 (9.41%) Senior Developer
7 7 (8.24%) SharePoint Developer
8 5 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (5.88%) Consultant
8 5 (5.88%) C# Developer
8 5 (5.88%) SharePoint Consultant
8 5 (5.88%) Senior .NET Developer
9 4 (4.71%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (4.71%) Software Engineer
9 4 (4.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (3.53%) Head of Technology
10 3 (3.53%) Head of Development
10 3 (3.53%) Windows Engineer
10 3 (3.53%) Operations Manager
11 2 (2.35%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (74.12%) .NET
2 52 (61.18%) ASP.NET
3 41 (48.24%) CSS
3 41 (48.24%) HTML
4 33 (38.82%) .NET Framework
4 33 (38.82%) ASP.NET MVC
5 31 (36.47%) jQuery
6 28 (32.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 24 (28.24%) CSS3
8 18 (21.18%) HTML5
9 14 (16.47%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 12 (14.12%) WCF
11 9 (10.59%) Ajax
12 7 (8.24%) LINQ
12 7 (8.24%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 4 (4.71%) XML
13 4 (4.71%) XSLT
14 3 (3.53%) Web Services
14 3 (3.53%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 2 (2.35%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.24%) Blog
1 7 (8.24%) Open Source
2 6 (7.06%) Client/Server
2 6 (7.06%) N-Tier
3 5 (5.88%) User Experience
4 4 (4.71%) NHS
5 3 (3.53%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.35%) W3C
6 2 (2.35%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.18%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 23 (27.06%) Windows
2 5 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (4.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.35%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.18%) UNIX
5 1 (1.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (54.12%) MVC
2 43 (50.59%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (18.82%) Scrum
4 15 (17.65%) ITIL
5 13 (15.29%) OO
5 13 (15.29%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (12.94%) PRINCE2
6 11 (12.94%) TDD
6 11 (12.94%) Dependency Injection
7 10 (11.76%) Project Management
8 8 (9.41%) Requirements Analysis
9 7 (8.24%) Data Management
9 7 (8.24%) CRM
9 7 (8.24%) Progressive Enhancement
9 7 (8.24%) Web Application Development
9 7 (8.24%) Graceful Degradation
10 6 (7.06%) OOD
10 6 (7.06%) Workflow
10 6 (7.06%) Unit Testing
11 5 (5.88%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 69 (81.18%) C#
2 51 (60.00%) SQL
3 42 (49.41%) JavaScript
4 19 (22.35%) T-SQL
5 8 (9.41%) VB.NET
6 3 (3.53%) C
7 2 (2.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 85 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 41 (48.24%) MCSD
3 26 (30.59%) MCTS
4 21 (24.71%) MCP
4 21 (24.71%) Degree
5 17 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 14 (16.47%) MCSE
7 13 (15.29%) MCITP
7 13 (15.29%) SC Cleared
8 11 (12.94%) MCAD
9 4 (4.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (4.71%) Microsoft Certified Master
9 4 (4.71%) Microsoft Certified Architect
10 3 (3.53%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (3.53%) CCA
10 3 (3.53%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (2.35%) CTC Cleared
12 1 (1.18%) CCENT
12 1 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (1.18%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 8 (9.41%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.18%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.18%) XenApp
2 1 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (1.18%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (1.18%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 66 (77.65%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.88%) HP
2 5 (5.88%) VMware
3 4 (4.71%) Oracle
3 4 (4.71%) Dell
3 4 (4.71%) Intel
3 4 (4.71%) DevExpress
3 4 (4.71%) Red Gate
4 3 (3.53%) TOWER Software
5 1 (1.18%) Meridio
5 1 (1.18%) Google
5 1 (1.18%) Citrix
5 1 (1.18%) Symantec
5 1 (1.18%) Sophos
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